Dawgs and Tide: Who’s Punching a Ticket to Miami?

By Elliott Strauss This Saturday, the Georgia Dome will play host to the biggest game in the SEC so far this season.  With important upsets to the #1 and #2 teams in the nation, Kansas State and Oregon, respectively, the path is clear for the winner of the Alabama Georgia game to take the second […]

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Jets Fan “Fireman Ed” Quits

By Sarah Garlick Edwin Anzalone, better know as “Fireman Ed” has retired from his role as the New York Jets superfan. Anzalone, 53, has been a season ticket holder since 1976 and had been leading the famous J-E-T-S chant from Section 134 of the Meadowlands stadium since 1986, often hoisted up on his brother’s, or other […]

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All Signs Point to Coach

By Cari Buchwald One of the most influential people in a person’s life is the coach of their sports team. No matter how athletic the person is or how much they actually enjoy the sport, their coach has the ability to inspire and motivate them in a way that can impact how they handle situations […]

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Jet Lag

By Cody Nichelson The New York Jets had very little to be thankful for Thursday night. The Jets fell to 4-7 on the year as they lost to the New England Patriots by a final score of 49-19. The loss all but ended the Jets’ chances of saving their season. A win over the Patriots […]

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The meaning of a Championship

By Michael Ruskell To be a champion is a truly unique thing. To be a champion is to be the unquestioned best at a moment in time, and to be a champion is permanent. Perhaps it is this feeling of permanence that makes being a champion so satisfying. It is an accomplishment that can never […]

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Johnny Football™ – The beginning of the brand

By: Kerri Phillips As the college football season comes closer to its end, all eyes are on the games of the most highly ranked teams. This past Saturday, the game of interest was between No. 1 Alabama and No. 15 Texas A&M. Prior to the game, Alabama was favored to win the game by two […]

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College Hoops Are Here

By Chelsea Franklin The floors are waxed and the benches aligned. Coaches’ suits are pressed and uniforms are crisp. The road to March has officially begun. 24 Hours ESPN, the leader of NCAA basketball coverage, has condensed thirty teams into 24 hours of play to begin the season that everyone is looking forward to. There […]

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We Want Phil

By Damareus Barbour After the Los Angeles Lakers announced their decision to fire Mike Brown after a 1-4 start, many Lakers fans and players were hoping for a Phil Jackson return. Jackson, who stepped down from the team in 2011, holds the record for most NBA titles as a coach at 11 championships. Phil Jackson […]

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Federer – Djokovic, The Classic Matchup

By Caroline McKinley Novak Djokovic, number 1 tennis player in the world, played Roger Federer, number 2 in the world, yesterday in the finals of the ATP tennis tournament in London, England.  The two outstanding tennis players have matched up 29 times, with Federer leading 16-13 in wins.  The rivalry between the two players is […]

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Mark Richt: The Brand

By Kelsie Royal We have spent a lot of time in class discussing the “brands” that athletes create for themselves. Some athletes have negative brands despite their fame, due to their choices within their personal lives. Other athletes have created positive brands through their upstanding behavior and volunteer efforts. Regardless of how positive or negative […]

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